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<hi rend="largeCaps">CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">HUNTER, MAYOR. TWELFTH SESSION</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">A star</hi> (*)
<hi rend="italic">denotes that prisoners have been previously in custody—two stars</hi> (**)
<hi rend="italic">that they have been more than once in custody—An obelisk</hi> (†)
<hi rend="italic">that they are known to be the associates of bad characters.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">LONDON AND MIDDLESEX CASES</hi>.</p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, October</hi> 25, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN KEY</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHAPMAN MARSHALL</hi>, Knt., Ald.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">GEORGE CARROLL</hi>, Knt.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">HOOPER</hi>; Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>; and Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MOON</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder, and the First Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, S</hi> 119). On Monday, 4th Oct., about 12 o'clock at night, I was on duty in Heath-street, Hampstead—I passed Mr. Disney's premises at that time—I tried the shutters, and they were secure—I passed again at half past 12, and then found the shutter down, and lodging on the bar—the bar was put down, and a bolt out, and a pane of glass was</p>
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<p>broken—I rang the bell, and called up Mr. Disney's son—I met my brother constable on the other side of the way, and gave information to him—we both went in pursuit of the prisoners—I went round to Lynch's house, expecting they would make their way home—my brother constable had told me that he had met Lynch—Lynch's house is at New-end, about 150 yards from the prosecutor's—I found the door ajar—I waited outside the door, expecting they were in some of the adjoining courts—no one came there—my brother constable went round New-end.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What do you know them by?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> By the make—I never sold them—my son sells in my absence—I expect he would not sell odd shoes—these are odd ones.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were they made under your superintendence?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, S</hi> 315). On Monday morning, 4th Oct., about half past 12 o'clock, I was on duty at Hampstead, about 300 or 400 yards from Mr. Disney's, and saw the two prisoners running in a direction from Mr. Disney's shop—Dwyer had something in his hand, but I could not tell exactly what, it being dark at the time—I followed them, and lost sight of them—I knew Lynch before by name, and Dwyer by sight—about ten minutes after losing sight of them I saw another constable, Thomas Hawkes, following Lynch—I told him of the robbery, and he took Lynch into custody—I followed Dwyer, and took him about 300 or 400 yards off—as I went towards him I saw him drop this boot—I took him into custody, and took him to the station—they both inquired for Mr. Disney, and said they wanted to make it up, they wanted to pay all expenses for what they had done.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Had they been drinking?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They had been to a public house—I believe Dwyer had been drinking—Lynch was sober—I have known Lynch a long time; his father is a coal and potato salesman, and a respectable man—they had no money with them.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, S</hi> 211). On this Monday morning, about a quarter to 1 o'clock, I was in Well-street, Hampstead, and saw both the prisoners coming towards Well-walk—they saw me, and seemed to shun me, and turned back—they were going in a direction towards Mr. Disney's—I followed them, and lost sight of them for a minute—I found them again standing against a tree, talking very low—I could not hear what they said, but it attracted my attention, as they were standing close to where somebody had broken in on the Friday night—they came towards me—Dwyer turned up towards Squires Mount, and Lynch came by me—I stepped out behind him, and said, "Good night"—he made me no answer, but walked faster—that made me have more suspicion—I followed him up, and just as I got up to him the last witness came up, and in consequence of what he said to me, I took Lynch into custody—he said to me, "You have no cause to hold me so tight, I will not run away"—I said, "No, I will take care of that"—he said, "As it is all found out, I may as well tell you, and see if you cannot make it all square; I do not mind being my part towards it, and I dare say the other one will do so"—he told me they had been drinking together at Mr. M'Kenzie's, at the Horse and Groom, and when they came out they went to do something, but did not say what—he said, "I never touched the</p>
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<p>shutter or the shoes, though I had as much to do with it as him; if we had got clear off we could have spent it all in two hours; so see what a mess we have got into—he said he would ask Mr. Disney to speak for him—that he had dealt with Mr. Disney, and had bought the pair of shoes of him that he had on—he said if I could put it square for him he would treat me to anything, or give me anything—he said at the station house, that he had never stolen anything before—they both offered to make it up with Mr. Disney, and offered to pay anything be charged for the damage.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I am quite sure it was at 12 o'clock that I examined the shutters—I then went into the High-street—it was just half an hour afterwards that I examined them again, and found the window broken—I did not see either of the prisoners about—I cannot tell how the shutters were fastened.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> One of these odd shoes was found in Mr. Dawson's garden, in Heath-street; it had been thrown over from the street; it was found close by where I stopped Dwyer—the wall is about five or six feet high—this pair of shoes were found and sent to the station by a person who is not here.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoners' statements before the Magistrate were read, as follows</hi>—Dwyer says, "The shutter was down before I came up to the place—I did not touch the shutter—the window was broken also—I saw the window broken, and I put my hand in and took one of the boots—that is all I have to say."—Lynch says, "I saw the shutter down as I was on the opposite side of the road with Dwyer—Dwyer went over the road, and I went away—I saw him do nothing—I did not see him touch he window.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I do not think the shutter was properly fastened that night; I have reason to believe so—the window was broken so that a person could put his hand in—the boots were standing in the window altogether—I have known the two prisoners from their infancy; I never knew them do a wrong action—Dwyer lived with Mr. Peat, a baker; he was to be here to speak to his character—Lynch has dealt with me; and his father, also, for years—Lynch worked with his father—I think they had been drink
<lb/>ing, or they would not have done it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLAANTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Am I to understand you never let go of the prisoner at all?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, but he did not get away; Green and other parties there had him as well—I seized him before anybody else; I am quite sure of that—he was coming out of the house—Green was close, handy—I am sure the prisoner is the person who came out—it was a dark night—I lost sight of the prisoner before he was given into custody, because I went inside the house after he was secured by those I knew, but I remember him perfectly well by his appearance—there were plenty of lights—I found no one in the house, but there had been some one close by—the back part of the house was open, and at the time the prisoner came out I saw a third party behind.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-26" type="given" value="JAMESH"/>JAMESH GREEN</persName> </hi>. I am private watchman to the Dowager Duchess of Northumberland, and live at Isleworth. On Sunday evening, 17th Oct., about 20 minutes to 7 o'clock, I was called by Mr. Tutton, of the Anchor Brewery—I followed him to Mrs. Lamb's house—I was told there was some one there, and I put my foot against the front door post, and laid hold of the knocker—some young men laid hold of the door—I heard some one inside unlock the door, and try to get out—I held on, but some person got this poker (
<hi rend="italic">produced</hi>) between the door and the door post—I tried to get it back again—the man that had the poker in his hand said twice, "D—n your eyes, shoot;" and as he said that, the two young men who had hold of the door ran away—they were stronger inside than I was—they wrenched the door open, and pulled the door towards them, and two men rushed out—as they came out, this poker, which was in one of their hands, poked me in the chest—I got one by his coat, and the other by his collar—the first one got away—I held the second one by the collar, till several persons sang out that he was a young man well respected, and a neighbour; and I let him go, and assisted in taking another, who was in the yard—the one I had by the coat, and who got from me, did not get away from the premises—somebody else stopped him, and I helped to take him—the prisoner is the man—I am posi
<lb/>tive of it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you catch hold of the person who had the poker?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I was the first person who caught hold of him—M'Crae caught hold of him, but not till I had let him go—we might hare both caught hold</p>
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<hi rend="italic">wriggled</hi> himself away—a woman had hold of him when I went to her assistance—I may have lost sight of him while I had hold of the other by the collar; I cannot say whether I did—when I caught hold of him again, a woman had hold of him, and soma men as well.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COOPER</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> M'Crae stood close to you when the men came out of the house?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I laid hold of the knocker with both hands, and cannot say who was behind me, but I suppose there were a score of people there—I believe the prisoner got six feet from me at the furthest.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-27" type="given" value="MARY"/>MARY DART</persName> </hi>. I live at the Mulberry Tree, which is near Mrs. Lamb's. On Sunday evening, 2nd Oct., I heard a report, and went to Mrs. Lamb's; it is a cottage with a small garden in front, which is entered by a gate—as soon as I entered the gate, I saw a man open the door from within, with a candle in his hand; he had a very long sharp nose—he closed the door—my husband called to two young men who were passing, to hold the door, so that they could not get out, while he went round to the back—a short time afterwards I saw that the light was out, and in a short time afterwards I saw it again—the door was then opened, and the first person I saw was the prisoner and then another man, and, I fancied, a woman—that was at the time the people were pulling as the door—the prisoner came out first; that was the first time I had seen him—Mr. M'Crae and a roan named Green took him—directly the door opened, they called out, "Shoot, fire!"—the police came, and the prisoner was given into custody—I entered Mrs. Lamb's house, and picked up a gold pin; the house appeared a little disordered, and I saw a large writing desk that had been broken open.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I understand the person you saw with the light was not the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; in the confusion I cannot exactly say who the other man who came out was, but I saw them both together, and I lost sight of the other: but Mrs. Hogg seized him, and I took hold of him behind; he said, "Let me go, I am well known, now is time for the police;" or, "I will see for the police," and he got away—I was able to see the prisoner so as to say he is the man.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 322). I received information, went to Mrs. Lamb's, and found the prisoner in custody of another constable—I went upstairs, and found a trunk standing open in the bedroom.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, V</hi> 17). I went to Mrs. Lamb's house twice; the second time two skeleton keys were given to me by M'Crae, and I found two more in the garden—I tried them to the doors, and they fitted and opened them—I put the
<hi rend="italic">jemmy</hi> to the marks on the drawers, and it corresponded exactly with the indents.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-984-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 30.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Monday, October</hi> 25
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHAPMAN MARSHALL</hi>, Knt. Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">MOON</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
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<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Am I to understand that you saw the prisoner in the place where these balls were?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">The prisoner's father gave him a good character.</hi>)</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-36" type="given" value="COOK"/>COOK SHEPPARD</persName> </hi>. On 26th Sep. about 9 o'clock I was on London-bridge, standing still—I felt a rustling behind me—I put my hand in my pocket, and missed my cigar case—I looked round, and saw the prisoner close behind me—he walked away—I followed him, and asked him for my cigar case—he said he had not got such a thing—I saw him taken—he took the case out of his pocket and gave it to the officer—this is it—it is mine.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> How far was I from you when you gave me in custody?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> You were some distance when I gave you in custody.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 581). I was called and took the pri
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I went down to London-bridge to see if I could earn a few halfpence by the steam boats; I picked up the cigar case, and put it in my pocket; this gentleman came and asked if I had a cigar case; I said I had, and I gave it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-39" type="given" value="LYDIA"/>LYDIA JONES</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of Nathaniel Jones; we live at 7, Padding-ton-street, St. Marylebone. I know the prisoner; I know Jane Povey—I was present on 30th June, 1849, at her marriage to the prisoner, at St. Mary's church, St. Marylebone—her name was Bryer; she is living—I was a subscribing witness to the register—I produce the register; this is it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-40" type="given" value="NICHOLAS KINGSTON"/>NICHOLAS KINGSTON CHUBB</persName> </hi>. I live in Edgeware-road, and am relieving officer to the Hendon Union. I produce a copy of a register from the Church of St. Mary, Marylebone; I compared it with the original—it is correct—I examined it on 5th Oct.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How did you examine it? did you have some one to read it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I stood over the clerk while he wrote it; this is not my writing, but the writing of the parish clerk—he is not here that I am</p>
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<p>aware of—perhaps I did not see every word of this written, but he read the book afterwards, and I held this paper in my hand while be read the book—that is the way I examined it—I saw the clerk write, but not every word—I held this in my hand while he read the book—that is the way it is generally done—that was the way in which I examined this on that occasion.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DEARSLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The clerk read the book, and yoa read this, at the same time?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; they were word for word alike.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What did you do on that occasion?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I saw the clerk write this; I will not swear it was correctly written—I saw him write this from the book of marriage registers—I saw the book—I did not read the book—the clerk read the book after he had copied this—the clerk read from the book, and I read the copy—I did not read from the book at all—all I know that it is correct from the book, is because the clerk read it so—I never read the words in the book—I did not read the whole of the words in the book while he was copying it; I might read some of them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-41" type="given" value="LYDIA"/>LYDIA JONES</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined. Q.</hi> Did you see Jane Povey married?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, to the prisoner; I had known them both before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-42" type="given" value="JANE"/>JANE STEDMAN</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of David Stedman, 3, Regis-street, Edinburgh, a rope maker. I have a sister named Isabella Graham—she left Scotland about three years ago, and returned in June, 1851—she lived at my house where I then lived—the prisoner used to visit her at my house—he paid his addresses to her—on 25th Aug. of that year I was present at their marriage, in my house, at Edinburgh—they were married by the Rev. William Reid, minister of the United Presbyterian congregation, in the Lothian-road—I knew him before, and used to attend at his church—I was present at the marriage—I did not sign anything—I saw the marriage lines signed—I saw a paper signed—it was a regular marriage.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> I believe she has lived very comfortably with the prisoner, and she does not prosecute him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; this ceremony was in my house, which was a small private house, at 1, Gillespie-street, Edinburgh—the gentleman who performed the ceremony is alive—he is not here—he is in Edinburgh—I know him as a minister of the Gospel—I attended Divine worship under him—the banns were published, but I did not hear them—the prisoner had lived in my house three weeks prior to that; I am sure of that—there were several persons besides me present at the marriage.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. DEARSLEY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Were you married in Scotland?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, in a private house; that is the usual way in Scotland—they are never married in the church.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long after this did they live together?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> They went away that week, and came to London that week; they were married on Monday, and sailed on the Wednesday following—I saw them between the Monday and the Wednesday, living together in my house, as man and wife.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-43" type="given" value="THOMAS WILLIAM SMITH"/>THOMAS WILLIAM SMITH TORTELL</persName> </hi>. I am clerk to the Magistrates at Edgeware. I produce a copy of an entry of marriages, in the parish of St. Cuthbert, Edinburgh—I examined it with the original—the original book is in the custody of the Session-clerk of the parish of St. Cuthbert, Edinburgh—they remain in his custody according to the law of Scotland—I wrote this copy myself; and then I took the book and this paper, and compared two words by two words.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What is this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> A copy of the register of procla
<lb/>mation of the marriage—I found the book in the custody of the Session-clerk of the parish of St. Cuthbert, Edinburgh. (
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">objected to this evidence, it being a mere extract from a book of a foreign country.</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COM
<lb/>MON SERJEANT</hi>
<hi rend="italic">did not receive the evidence.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Police-sergeant, S</hi> 3). I apprehended the prisoner at Clerkenwell, by virtue of a warrant, on a charge of unlawfully being married to Isabella Graham, his wife being alive—he said, "Very well, I fully expected it"—I took him to Hendon.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PARRY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">to</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JANE STEDMAN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You were married in a private house?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I was married by the publication of banns—they were published three times in a place of worship; not where I attended, but in another—the marriage was publicly registered.</p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, Oct.</hi> 26, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN KEY</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHAPMAN MARSHALL</hi>, Knt., Ald.; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder, and the Second Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and 18
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.; the moneys of
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<interp inst="t18521025-994-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
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<hi rend="italic">also</hi>,
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the pro
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>.; the property of
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-998-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 39.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-998-18521025 t18521025-998-punishment-18"/>Confined Three Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.,</rs>
<hi rend="italic">also</hi>,
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<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; the goods of
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> As to the trowsers I have no knowledge of having taken them; I had been drinking very heavily on the Saturday.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> She was not in liquor, she was a little excited from being detected; I should not say it was from drink.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-75" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD KNIGHT</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 72). After I took the prisoner into custody, I searched her lodging—she gave her address, and a key which opened her room door—I found these napkins in the bed between the sheets, just by the pillow.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> These napkins, and the other things, were all in a sheet of brown paper tied round with a string, and four directions on it as it was brought to me on the Friday evening.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> That is not so; I found the room of her door locked; nobody else was living there.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> The person that brought the things to me told me this was a tablecloth, and asked me to hem it, and mark it; I had not opened it at all—I was not aware that it was anything but a tablecloth, and the policeman himself said before the Magistrate that it was a tablecloth.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-76" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD KNIGHT</persName> </hi>
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I said it was a tablecloth, not knowing what it was—I found it covered over with the bedclothes—the bed had been made in the usual way, and this was between the sheets.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of receiving.</hi> </rs> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Tuesday, October</hi> 26
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN KEY</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WIRE</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant and the Sixth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">JAMES LANE</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<interp inst="t18521025-1003-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="pleadedGuilty"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 50.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS M'DONALD</hi> </persName>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THOMAS SMITH</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-82" type="given" value="EDWARD"/>EDWARD WILLIAMS</persName> </hi>. I am barman at the Royal Yacht, in Stanhope-street. On 20th Sept. the prisoner came, between 11 and 12 o'clock at night, for half a quartern of rum—it came to 2 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—my mistress served her—she tendered a bad shilling—my mistress tried it with the detector, and cracked a piece, or broke it off—I told the prisoner it was bad, and put it down on the counter—the prisoner took it up, and tendered another shilling, which was counterfeit—I tried that with the detector, and found it was bad—the prisoner then gave a third shilling, which turned out to be a good one—I am sure the second shilling she tendered was not the same that she ten
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<p>the Royal Yacht. On 20th Sept. the prisoner came, between 11 and 12 o'clock, for half a quartern of rum—she put down a shilling in payment—I took it up and tried it—I found it was bad—I bent it in the detector—she then offered a second bad shilling—the young man took that up—he tried it—I saw it was bad—I saw the young man give it to the policeman—I noticed when the prisoner took back the first shilling that the stooped down in the bar behind the counter.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-84" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES THATCHER</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, F</hi> 69). I took the prisoner—I produce this shilling—the prisoner gave her address at 2, Norwich-court, Fetter-lane—I went, but could find no person of her description or name, at the address she gave—one good shilling and 2
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-85" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. I am inspector of coin to the Royal Mint. This shilling is bad.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-87" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BELLAMY</persName> </hi>. I produce a certified copy of the conviction of John Smith—it was procured from Mr. Clark's office.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, M</hi> 55). I remember John Smith being con
<lb/>victed at this Court, on 2nd Feb., 1852, on a charge of passing bad money—he was confined six months—the prisoner is the man—(
<hi rend="italic">certificate read</hi>).</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-89" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN THURLOW</persName> </hi>. I am a tobacconist, and live at Pimlico. On 95th Sept. the prisoner came to my shop, about 8 o'clock in the evening, for a penny
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<hi rend="italic">looking at it</hi>)—I know it by the mark where I bit it in my mouth.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> What did you do with that sixpence?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Gave it you back, and you gave me the tobacco and change.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-90" type="given" value="CHARLES HUNTER"/>CHARLES HUNTER FROMANT</persName> </hi>. I live in Ebury-street, Pimlico. On 25th Sept. the prisoner came to my shop, about 10 o'clock in. the evening, for a set of shirt studs—I offered him a set for a shilling—he said he could not afford that, he had got but sixpence—I said, "Here is a tarnished set you can have for sixpence"—he stood considering, and at last he said, "I will take them"—as he was giving me the sixpence he turned and said, "I will have this set"—I said, "No; these are 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>."—he then said, "Give me the six-pence back"—I said, "No; it won't do, this is bad"—he told me he did not know it was bad—I said I would send for a policeman—he said, "I hope you won't lock me up, master?"—I said, "Where is
<hi rend="italic">your pal</hi>?"—he said, "I have got no
<hi rend="italic">pal</hi>"—but I had seen one with him, about his own size—I sent for the policeman, and gave him the sixpence.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-91" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM LITTLE</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). I took the prisoner—the last witness gave me this sixpence—the prisoner said, "It is a shame to lock me up"—I said, "I must take you, the gentleman gave you in charge"—the prisoner said he had no abode nor any occupation.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-92" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18521025-name-92" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is counterfeit.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1007-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. ELLIS</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">BODKIN</hi>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-94" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM ADDISON</persName> </hi>. I am a fishmonger, and live in Old-street Road. On 17th Sep. the prisoner came to my shop about 7 o'clock in the evening for 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of oysters, unopened—he paid me with a 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece—I gave him a half crown and two shillings—he left the shop—I looked at the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece, and I found it was bad—I went to the door to look after the prisoner—he was gone—I kept the 5
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. piece in my hand till I gave it to the policeman—it was marked in my presence—this is it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> When you first came up you said you could not swear to me.
<hi rend="italic">Witness</hi>, No; I never had any doubt about you; I never said I had any doubt; I did not say that you came about 4 o'clock in the afternoon.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-95" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN FLOWERDAY</persName> </hi>. I am a pork-butcher, and live in Hoxton. On Thursday evening, 30th Sep., the prisoner came about half past 8 o'clock for a penny saveloy—he gave me a bad sixpence—I showed it to my father—it was not out of my sight—we kept the prisoner, and sent for a constable, and gave him the sixpence.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner.</hi> You opened the drawer and put the sixpence in, and said it was a bad one.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I never opened the drawer; I never put the 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in the till; the till was not opened.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did the prisoner say anything?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He said he had got no more money.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, N</hi> 370). I took the prisoner—I got this sixpence from the last witness—I found one good penny on the prisoner.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did Mr. Addison doubt the identity of the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I never heard him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, N</hi> 26). I received this crown piece from Mr. Addison.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">JURY</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> The prisoner states that Mr. Addison had a doubt about the identity of the prisoner?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Not in my presence; he did not.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-98" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both counterfeit.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I only offered the sixpence; I never offered the crown piece at all; I never was in his shop in my life.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1008-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 21.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">CLERK</hi>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-101" type="given" value="HENRY"/>HENRY GAYFORD</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. Haines, a stationer, in King's-road. On 11th Oct. the prisoner came, a little before 9 o'clock in the evening, for a halfpennyworth of paper, and a halfpennyworth of envelopes—she gave me a shilling—I bent it with my teeth, and told her it was a bad one—she said that was not the shilling that she gave me, but I had changed it—it was never out of my hand from the time she put it on the counter till I bent it—after I bent it, I broke it in two with my fingers, and gave her the largest portion—I kept the other, and gave it to the inspector—after I had given the prisoner the large piece, she tried to get away—I went to the door and kept her back—a person went for a policeman, and she was taken—I did not see what became of the piece of the shilling that I gave the prisoner because I left the shop when the constable came.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-102" type="given" value="EMILY"/>EMILY CAPENER</persName> </hi>. I am a cousin of Mr. Haines. On 11th Oct. I was in the</p>
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<p>shop when the prisoner was there—I did not see her give the shilling to Gayford, but I saw him try the shilling, and it bent—he told her it was bad—he broke it, and gave her a part—when the constable was sent for I saw the prisoner put her hand to her mouth, and she was chewing something—I said to her she had put something into her month, and she made no answer—before the constable came, she said, "It is no use sending for a constable; you cannot prosecute; I have got the piece of the shilling, and you shall not see it again"—the constable came soon after, and took her into custody.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, B</hi> 31). I was called, and the prisoner was given into my custody—she was charged with passing a bad shilling—it was remarked by the last witness that the prisoner had put one part into her mouth—the prisoner made no answer—I did not look in her mouth—she was searched—no part of a bad shilling was found on her.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-104" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM CUMMINGS</persName> </hi>. I am an inspector of police. I produce this part of a shilling that I received from Gayford.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-105" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a fragment of a bad shilling.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I gave him a shilling; he put it into the till, and took another one out, and said, "This is a bad one;" be took it in to his master, and his master came out, and said, "I am going to lock you up;" I said, "What for?"—he said, "For offering a bad shilling;" I did not know it was bad; he gave me a little piece of a shilling; I dropped it in the shop.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1010-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 17.—
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner</hi>, When I gave you the shilling, you opened the drawer and put it in.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No, I did not—I took the change out of the till—I took up the shilling, and bent it with my teeth.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-109" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES PARHAM</persName> </hi>. I am a pork butcher. I received the shilling from the last witness—I tried it with my teeth, and found it was bad—I said to the prisoner, "I shall lock you up"—he ran out of the shop, but was brought back again—he asked me to let him go—he said he had never been locked up before—I gave the shilling to the officer.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-110" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN KIFT</persName> </hi> (
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-111" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad shilling.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1011-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 18.—
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. CLERK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ELLIS, JUN</hi>.,
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-114" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN COVER</persName> </hi>. I am a butcher, in James-street, Covent-garden. On 21st Sept. the two prisoners came about six o'clock in the evening; they asked for a sheep's heart—it came to 3
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—Francis tendered a bad half crown—I did not see it at first, but I heard it ring, and pronounced it bad—I gave it back to Francis—she said that they took it from the baker's, and she would go and get it changed—they went out and I followed them—they went down James-street, a little way down Hart-street, and passed by the Nag's Head—they then looked round and returned, and went into the Nag's Head—I waited outside, and saw them come out in about five minutes—they then went down James-street, and went part of the way through Covent-garden market to the shop of Mr. Lucas, a fruiterer—they did not go in, but stopped outside—they went back to the Nags's Head—I went in there, and they were given into custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. PAYNE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You have had a great deal of bad money lately?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; a great deal—my aunt took this half-crown first—I heard it ring—I then looked at it, and pronounced it bad—my aunt is not here.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLERK</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How did your aunt take it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Francis laid it on the desk—I was just by the block—my aunt took the half crown up and asked if it was good—I pronounced it was bad—it was not out of my sight—it was in my hand perhaps a minute—I rung it, and returned it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Francis.</hi> The lady took the half crown and placed it in the bowl.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> No; certainly not.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-115" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM PODD</persName> </hi>. I am barman, at the Nag's Head. On 21st Sept the prisoners came in together about six o'clock in the evening, Carter called for half a quartern of gin and peppermint, which was 2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—they drank it, and Carter tendered me a half crown; I rung it on the counter, and thought it was bad—I gave it to my mistress—she put it between her teeth and bit it, and gave it to me—I returned it to the prisoner, and said it was a bad one—Carter said she was quite innocent, that some gentleman gave it her—she asked the other prisoner if she had any money, and she said she had only one penny, and asked if I would trust her—I said, "No"—Carter then laid her parasol on the counter, and said she would be back in a few minutes—the prisoners left the shop, and as soon as they were gone the last witness came in—in a few minutes afterwards both the prisoners returned to the shop, and they were given into custody.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did not Carter ask the prisoner Francis if she had got a penny, and add, that she herself had one penny?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; Carter asked her if she had any money—Francis said she had only got a penny, and she pulled out two halfpence—Carter did not ask me to trust her a penny—she did not say what, she asked if I would trust her—I said I could not, and she said, "I will leave my parasol, and be back in a few minutes."</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-116" type="given" value="EMILY"/>EMILY BIRD</persName> </hi>. My aunt, Mrs. Lucas, keeps a fruit shop in Covent-garden market. On 21st Sept. the two prisoners came there, about 6 o'clock—Carter</p>
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<p>asked for a hundred walnuts—they came to a shilling—she gave ma half a crown, and I gave her change—both the prisoners were at the shop—they then left—after that my attention was directed to the half crown—it was in the till—there was no other money there—I saw it was bad—I took it and kept it in my hand till I got to the station, and gave it to the policeman—I had marked it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, F</hi> 71). The two prisoners were given into my custody at the Nag's Head, for passing a bad half crown—Francis said that her friend, meaning Carter, said that a gentleman gave it her—Francis gave her address at 12, Percy-street, Tottenham-court Road—I produce a counterfeit half crown which I received from Emily Bird, and a counterfeit half sovereign which I received from Mrs. Lear, who lives at 12, Percy-street.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-118" type="given" value="MARIA"/>MARIA LEAR</persName> </hi>. I live at 12, Percy-street, Tottenham-court Road. The prisoner, Francis, lodged with me a fortnight; she occupied the third floor back room—two days after she had left, which was on 21st Sept., I went to clean the room, and found a bad half sovereign wrapped in a piece of brown paper, under the coal box—no one had been in that room from Tuesday, the 21st, till the Thursday, except the constable and the policeman, who went in on the Tuesday.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Francis.</hi> The officer went and searched the room, and nothing was found, and then two days after she said that she found this; it is not at all feasible that it should be so.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-119" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM BOYCE</persName> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I searched the room on the Tuesday even
<lb/>ing; Mrs. Leary's husband went in with me—I did not look under the coal box.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-120" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This half crown is bad, and the half sovereign also.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">CARTER</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-1012-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Aged</hi> 23.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">FRANCIS</hi>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1012-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Aged</hi> 22.</p>
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-1012-18521025 t18521025-1012-punishment-29"/>Confined six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">WILLIAM WOOD</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ELLIS JUN</hi>.,
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-122" type="given" value="SAMUEL"/>SAMUEL SCRATCHLEY</persName> </hi>. I keep the Ball's Head public house, Bromley St. Leonards. On 16th Oct. the prisoner came about 9 o'clock in the even
<lb/>ing; he asked for half a pint of beer, which came to a penny, and he gave me a half sovereign—I gave him in change a half crown, three shillings, eight sixpences, one fourpenny piece, and two halfpence—I particularly noticed the half crown—after I had served another customer with a quartern of gin the prisoner put back a half crown, and he said, "I don't like this"—I said, "I don't like it neither, but that is not the one I gave you"—he said I must have given it him, for he had no other money about him—I had noticed that the half crown I gave him was George the Third's, and the one be gave back was a Victoria, with a mark on the head, rather scratched—I called a constable, and the prisoner was searched in my private parlour—he pulled off his boot himself, and put it under the chair—I took the boot and said, "If there is a half crown here, it is George the Third's half crown"—the policeman took it, and in it was a George the Third half crown—when I sent for the policeman, the prisoner tried to get away—I collared him back, and called on three persons to assist me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. REED</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You gave him a half crown, and he put back a half crown?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> He tendered it back to me on the counter—he had not it in his hand, he put it on the counter and said, "I don't like this"—I said I did not like it—he said I must have given it him, for he had no more money about him, but afterwards he had a half crown beside.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-123" type="given" value="RICHARD"/>RICHARD AMOS</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, K</hi> 339). The prisoner was given into my custody by the last witness—I have a bad half crown, which the prisoner gave me before I searched him—he said he had received it of the landlord and he had no more money—I took him into the apartment to search him, and while I was searching his jacket and waistcoat, the landlord took his boot up and there was a half crown in it—I found on the prisoner three shillings, eight sixpences, a fourpenny piece, and a penny, all good—the prosecutor said, when this half crown was produced that he had given him a George the Third's half crown, and this was it—I took the prisoner to the station, and as we were going he said, "I suppose I shall get six months for this; I have been at work for Mr. Mayer, and when I was paid I found I had a bad half crown; I went back, and they refused to change it, and being a poor man I thought I had better try and get rid of it."</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-124" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad half crown, of the reign of Victoria, and this other is good, of the reign of George the Third.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1013-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 27.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">ELLEN WARDOUR</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. CLERK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ELLIS JUN</hi>.,
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521025-name-126" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-126" type="given" value="ELLEN"/>ELLEN BOND</persName> </hi>. My father keeps a baker's shop, in Old Brentford. On 7th Oct. the prisoner came about 3 o'clock in the afternoon—she purchased 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. worth of biscuits—she gave me a sovereign—I bad not change enough—I went to the next house—Mrs. Goldsburg gave her the change—there was 19
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in silver—the prisoner said she particularly wished a half sovereign—I said I bad two half sovereigns upstairs in my purse, and I would take the sovereign, and get the two half sovereigns, which I did—I laid one half sovereign down before the prisoner, and I went round the counter to put away the change—when I got round the prisoner rang the half sovereign on the counter—I said to her, "Don't you like that; you may have this one" I took up the half sovereign that she had laid down, and it was a bad one—I believe the one that I had given her was good, I received it from my father—I had kept the two half sovereigns with some sovereigns I had—I had no other half sovereign—the prisoner left the shop—after the prisoner was gone my father came in the shop—I gave him the half sovereign.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner, Q.</hi> Did you not say that your drawer was not locked, any one might have changed it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The Magistrate asked if my drawer was locked—I said it was not always.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-127" type="given" value="JAMES"/>JAMES BOND</persName> </hi>. I am a baker, at Brentford. About six weeks ago I gave my daughter two half sovereigns, and five sovereigns—I weighed the half sovereigns before I gave them to her—they were good—on the 7th Oct. I was called into my shop—my daughter gave me what appeared a half sovereign—I found it was bad—I got a policeman, and went to the Wagon and Horses—I saw the prisoner there, and two men—they were all three taken in custody.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-128" type="given" value="JOHN"/>JOHN SMITH</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, T</hi> 92). On the 7th Oct. I was on duty, at Old Brentford, about 3 o'clock—I went to the Wagon and Horses—I saw the prisoner there, standing by the door—I told her she was charged with uttering a bad half sovereign,
<hi rend="italic">ringing the changes</hi>, and she had been with two men in a horse and cart—I went into the public house, and the two men were pointed out to me—I took the prisoner and one of the men—the other man went out at the door—another officer came up, and he went after him and took him—at the station one of the men said he was only giving the prisoner a ride—I found on one of the men 27
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. in silver, a half sovereign</p>
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<p>and some copper—on the prisoner there was a half sovereign and some silver—I received this half sovereign from Mrs. Bond.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521025-name-129" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521025-name-129" type="gender" value="male"/>
<interp inst="t18521025-name-129" type="surname" value="WEBSTER"/>
<interp inst="t18521025-name-129" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. This is a bad half sovereign.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence</hi> (
<hi rend="italic">written</hi>). I am entirely innocent, and by a careful investigation of the witnesses it will be fully proved; Ellen Bond stated at the Police-court, on being cross-examined, that the half sovereign now produced might have been the same that she gave to the prisoner in change, and she did not see the prisoner change the one she gave her; she had the two half sovereigns by her a month or upwards, and where she deposited them any person in the house could have changed them, as she never kept her drawers locked, and when her father gave her the two half sovereigns she never examined them, and cannot say whether they were good or bad; Mr. Bond stated the two half sovereigns he gave his daughter were both good; he gave them to her about four or five weeks ago, and his daughter's drawers and boxes were always kept locked, and no one in the house could have any access to them; this statement of Mr. Bond differs entirely with the last witness, his daughter, who stated that her drawers where she kept her money were not locked, and any one in the house could have gained an easy access to them; it is plain and evident that the whole of the case rests upon the evidence of Mr. Bond, and his statement is nothing more than suppo
<lb/>sition; it is impossible for him to swear the half sovereign now produced was changed by the prisoner for one of those he gave his daughter four or five weeks back, as he was not in the shop at the time, and saw nothing that transpired between the prisoner and his daughter, and Ellen Bond likewise says she did not see the prisoner change the half sovereign she gave her, but acknowledged at the Police-court that there was a bad half sovereign in the shop in a box where they keep their scales behind the counter, and the other witnesses, Miss Goldsburgh and the policeman, saw nothing of the occurrence; I certainly did not know the half sovereign was a bad one, and should have taken it bad not the witness Ellen Bond offered me another one, while she was examining it on the counter.</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>. Aged 17.—
<hi rend="italic">Recommended to mercy, believing her to be the dupe of others.</hi> </rs> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">CHARLOTTE ALLEN</hi> </persName> were indicted for
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">CLERK</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521025-name-132" type="witnessName">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-132" type="given" value="THOMAS"/>THOMAS RICE</persName> </hi>. On 30th Sept. I was selling fruit in a barrow, in Brewer-street, golden-square—the prisoners came up, and Barry asked for a penny
<lb/>worth of pears—he gave me a half crown—I gave him a shilling, with a Queen's head on, and a sixpence—I was going to give him the rest in half
<lb/>pence, when Allen said, "Never mind changing the half crown," and she produced a penny—Barry gave me back a shilling and a sixpence, and I saw that the shilling was one with a King's head on it—the prisoners immediately left—I saw the shilling that Barry had given me was bad—I put it to my mouth, and bent it—I went with a policeman after the prisoners—I saw them by the stall of a woman who was selling fruit at the corner of Carnaby-street—when Barry saw me he ran away, but he was pursued, and stopped, and given in charge—I had the shilling in my hand, and I gave it to the policeman at the station.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. REED</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What time was this?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About 3 o'clock in the afternoon: I had received the shilling that I gave to Barry</p>
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<p>on the same day, at the stall—when he gave me the half crown I gave him the 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. immediately—he was standing by me—I noticed the Queen's head on the shilling I gave him, because it was the only shilling I had—I am very particular in noticing whether there is a Queen's head or a King's head on my shillings—I am confident I gave him a Queen's shilling—the sixpence had a Queen's head on it—it was all the silver I had—I kept it in my pocket—it is generally my custom to put money into my pocket, and not to take it out till I get home, or till change is required—I saw at once that the shilling Barry gave me was bad—I allowed him to go away, as I did not like to make any alarm about it, and I did not see any policeman about—when Barry received the 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. from me, Allen said something, and Barry immediately handed the money back to me—he stood in front of me.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Though he stood in front of you, and handed you back the change immediately, are you perfectly sure that he gave you a shilling which was not the one you gave him?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-133" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES BROWN</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). In consequence of what the last witness said, I went, and saw the two prisoners at a fruit stall, at the corner of Carnaby-street—as I approached them, Barry said something to Allen, and he ran away immediately—as he was going he threw something away, which appeared like silver, but I could not say it was silver—it fell down a grating in the street—he was stopped by a gentleman soon afterwards, and was handed to me—I took him to the station—I found on him 7
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. in good money, and one counterfeit shilling—he said, "You won't find any more; that is all I have"—I received this counterfeit shilling from the last witness—when I went in pursuit of Barry, I gave Allen in charge of another officer—she was searched by a female, who gave me 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—the prisoners denied all knowledge of each other, and said they had met one another in the street that morning—Allen gave her address at 20, Brunswick-street, New-road—I went there, and no such person was known.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How far was the last fruit stall from the stall of the first witness?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About 300 yards; the prisoners were standing before, apparently dealing—when Barry saw me coming he ran away, when I was twenty yards from them he turned round, saw me, and spoke to Allen, and then ran away—he threw away something that looked like silver—I was then about ten yards from him—there was a convenient sink which it fell into—it was a sink where the water runs down—I heard what he threw jink—I stated that in my examination—Barry gave his address, which was correct—when he ran, he ran 300 or 400 yards—I was in sight of him all the time.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. CLERK</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You found where Barry lived, and did you find that Allen lived there too?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes, with him, the last three months.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
<persName id="t18521025-name-134" type="witnessName">
<interp inst="t18521025-name-134" type="gender" value="male"/>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-134" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These shillings are both counterfeit, and from the same mould.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">BARRY</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-1015-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 24.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1015-18521025 t18521025-1015-punishment-32"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">ALLEN</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-1015-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 22.—
<hi rend="italic">
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<hi rend="largeCaps">HENRY LOVETT</hi> </persName> were indicted for
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ELLIS, JUN</hi>.,
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-137" type="given" value="MARIA"/>MARIA HARRIS</persName> </hi>. My husband keeps a beer-shop in the Strand. On 1st Oct. the prisoners came there, at a quarter before 11 o'clock at night—Wilson asked for two glasses of ale, and bread, and cheese, and celery—I gave it them, and they both partook of it—Wilson gave me half a crown—I</p>
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I placed the half-crown in the till—there was no other half crown there—after that a gentleman came in for a glass of ale, and he gave me a sovereign for change—I told him I had not change, but I would get it—I asked the prisoners if they could oblige me with change for a half sovereign—Wilson said he could, and then he said he had not sufficient silver—Lovett offered to lend him two shillings, and then he said, "Never mind; it will be losing time"—I went out to get change, and left my husband in the bar—I received no half crowns in change for the sovereign—my husband took out the half crown which I had put into the till before, and it was bad.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-138" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM HARRIS</persName> </hi>. I remember my wife going to get change—when she was gone I said I was very short of silver—Wilson said, "You speak of a scarcity of silver; I can let you have 50
<hi rend="italic">l</hi>. worth to-morrow morning, and I can assist you now"—he then gave change for a half sovereign, in one half crown and the rest small change—I placed the half crown in the till, where there was another half crown—soon after Lovett offered me half a crown to pay 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I told him the half crown was bad, and Wilson inquired where he got it from—Lovett said he took it of a girl—Wilson then proposed to pay me, and he gave me another half crown, and I found that was bad—I then thought it necessary to go and shut the door—Wilson tried to make his escape—his fingers were in the door, and I told him if he did not take them away I would pinch them off—my waiter came up, and dragged him away from the door—a policeman was called, who took both the prisoners—I went to the till—I found three half crowns there—one, which the waiter had brought me in change, was good; the other two that I had taken of the prisoners were bad—I gave them to the policeman, and the last two that the prisoners had offered me.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. METCALFE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Did you not find three bad half crowns in the till?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No, only two; I was not present when my wife put this half crown in the till—I was present when she sent out for change—there was a gentleman there having a glass of ale, and he gave a sovereign; there was no one else there—I have no barman nor barmaid, only my wife, and myself, and a waiter—the change that the waiter brought was put in the till—my wife had returned before the last half crowns were tendered—Lovett was in my debt 4 1/2
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.—I could not be certain whether a fourpenny piece and a halfpenny was tendered for that—there were two half crowns tendered for it, and I think Wilson offered. me a fourpenny piece and a halfpenny; but I would not like to say for certain, for I went and closed the door.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> You were there when the waiter came back with change?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I did not see what he put in the till—from the time that my wife went out till I went to the till to take out the three half crowns no one had been to the till.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Were the two last half crowns you took from the prisoner put into the till?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; I do not think that I put them down at all; if I did I laid them on the counter.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> From the time I put the half crown into the till, until I went out, no one went to the till.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-140" type="given" value="CHARLES"/>CHARLES POWELL</persName> </hi> (
<hi rend="italic">policeman, F</hi> 58). On 1st Oct. I was called, and took the two prisoners in custody—I received two counterfeit half crowns from the landlord, and then he looked in the till and took out two more, and gave me—these are them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> Did you search the prisoners?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I found some good money on each of them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-141" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These half crowns are counterfeit, and two of them are from the same mould.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1016-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 27.—
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<interp inst="t18521025-1016-verdict-2" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 26.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def2-1016-18521025 t18521025-1016-punishment-35"/>Confined Twelve Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
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<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">ELLIS, JUN</hi>.,
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-143" type="given" value="ALFRED"/>ALFRED KATSCH</persName> </hi>. I am shopman to Mr. Silberberg, a tobacconist, in Fleet-street. On Wednesday, 13th Oct., the prisoner came, about 6 o'clock in the evening, for half an ounce of tobacco; it came to three halfpence—he offered me a half crown—I gave him change, and he left the shop directly—I left the half crown on the counter; Mr. Silberberg looked at it directly—it was the same I had of the prisoner—he tried it, and cracked it, and put it on the glasscase—on Thursday, the 14th, the prisoner came again, about the same time in the evening—he asked for half an ounce of tobacco, and gave me a bad shilling—I saw it was bad directly, and told him so—he could not understand me—I rang the bell, and Mr. Silberberg came down—the prisoner ran out; he did not take his tobacco—I ran after him, and brought him back with a constable—when he came on the Thursday, I recognized him again—I am sure he is the same person who came on the Wednesday.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Had I got the same dress on on Thursday that I had on the Wednesday?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe so; I knew your face—I did not know your dress—you had a jacket and cap on.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-144" type="given" value="LOUIS"/>LOUIS SILBERBERG</persName> </hi>. I live at 194, Fleet-street. I received a half crown from my shopman on Wednesday, 13th Oct.; I found it was bad—I cracked it, and put it on a glass—I told my shopman to be careful, as the person who passed it would be sure to come again—the next day I received a shilling from my shopman—I sent him for a constable, and he came and brought the prisoner back—I put the shilling on the counter—the prisoner seized it, and tried to swallow it.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 346). I was called to the shop on the 14th; the prisoner was charged with uttering counterfeit money—I came up with him about six yards from the shop door—I received this half crown from the last witness; he gave me this shilling—I put it back on the counter, for him to mark it—the prisoner snatched it up, and put it in his mouth—I seized him by the throat, and after two or three minutes he put it out—he said he believed he had uttered the shilling, but not the half crown—I found on him three duplicates—he told me he only came into London the night before.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-146" type="given" value="WILLIAM"/>WILLIAM WEBSTER</persName> </hi>. These are both bad.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> I am innocent of the half crown; I gave the shilling, not knowing it was bad—I will take my oath I was never in the shop before.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">
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<interp inst="t18521025-1017-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>. Aged 24.—
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<join result="defendantPunishment" targOrder="Y" targets="def1-1017-18521025 t18521025-1017-punishment-36"/>Confined Six Months</rs>.</hi> </p> </div1>
<hi rend="largeCaps">OLD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, October</hi> 21
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—The
<hi rend="smallCaps">LORD MAYOR; LORD CHIEF BARON POLLOCK</hi>; Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">JOHN KEY</hi>, Bart., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">RUSSELL GURNEY</hi>, Esq.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Lord Chief Baron Pollock, and the Third Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="largeCaps">GEORGE GREGSON</hi> </persName> was indicted
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<hi rend="smallCaps">MESSRS. BODKIN</hi>
<hi rend="italic">and</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">SLEIGH</hi>
<hi rend="italic">conducted the Prosecution.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-151" type="given" value="JOSEPH"/>JOSEPH RAWBONE</persName> </hi>. I am a shoemaker, residing with my brother in Old Brentford—the deceased Richard Stannett was an apprentice to my brother. On Tuesday morning, 12 Oct., about half past 10 o'clock, the prisoner, the deceased, and I, were in the shop—there was some joking going on between the prisoner and deceased—the deceased began joking the prisoner, and in a playful manner he got up and went towards him as he sat on his seat—he got up and they caught hold of each other by the arms, and straggled and twisted about—the prisoner got into a terrible rage, and told Stannett that unless he sat down he would stick his knife in him—I saw the prisoner take the knife off his seat, and I caught hold of his hand, and told him I would not let his hand loose until such time as he promised to put the knife down—he would not put it down at first, but after a short time he agreed to put it down—he said be would put it down—I believe he did put it down, but I could not swear that he did—I saw him make a thrust at the deceased with the knife—Stannett had before that given him a slight tap on the face as he was loosing his hold—it was immediately afterwards that he stabbed the deceased—he stabbed him at the bottom of the stomach—the deceased staggered back and cried out that the prisoner had done it at last—I accom
<lb/>panied him to Mr. Baker'e, a chemist, and then I went off for a surgeon—this was a knife that the prisoner was in the habit of working with—it was a regular shoemaker's knife—this is it (
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<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> How long did he live?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> I believe he died the next day—I do not know exactly.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BALLABTINE</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Had you been tormenting this young man the whole day?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; we had been in the habit of joking together—the deceased and I had not been worrying him all day long, we had been
<hi rend="italic">larking</hi> with one another, as was our regular practice—I never was in a shop yet where
<hi rend="italic">larking</hi> was not carried on—I did not put wax up his seat—the deceased did—that is no great matter—he did so that morning—I began to play with him that morning, not intending any harm—we made a practice of tapping each other on the face or on the back—he did not get all the taps—I never struck him with the intention of doing him any harm—I will not say but what I have hit him, but it was merely in play—I did hit him that day, but not to hurt him—the deceased had not struck him that I know of—I could not swear it—there were only us three working in the shop.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Of course, when you stuck the wax on his seat and he stuck to it, you thought it very amusing and laughed at it?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Why, I have the same cause to complain of it, the seat of my trowsers is entirely covered with wax—it was merely
<hi rend="italic">larking</hi>—I took no notice of it—I believe the deceased was about 17 years old—I believe the prisoner has complained to my brother once or twice of the conduct of the deceased and myself towards him—at the time this matter occurred the prisoner was not employed in cutting—he was sewing a shoe—the knife was on his seat beside him—it is impossible for me to say what the deceased was going to do to him—it appeared as though he was going to play with him in his usual way—he was a very
<hi rend="italic">larking</hi> young man—he was always
<hi rend="italic">larking</hi>, and he was laughing all the time—he was not much put out—the prisoner would sometimes
<hi rend="italic">kick</hi> at his larks, but he was as fond of joking as any one else—the deceased went up to him in a playful manner—I</p>
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<hi rend="italic">larking</hi> while we were in work hours—after the prisoner had taken the knife I caught hold of his hand, and the deceased had hold of him also.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman</hi>). In consequence of information, I west to Mr. Baker's, a chemist, at Brentford, and there found the deceased—he was wounded in the belly—I went to the place where the prisoner was, and took him into custody—I told him I took him on a very serious charge, for stabbing Richard Stannett—he said, "Have I hurt him much, I did not think I had hurt him?"—I told him he had stabbed him in the belly, and it was a very serious job—he said he was sorry for it, that he aggravated him, and that drove him to do it—I asked where the knife was, he said it was on his seat, and it was an old knife—he said they had aggravated him, and he had picked up the knife, but he did not think of hurting him, only to frighten him—I found the knife where he said, and have produced it.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-153" type="given" value="FRANCIS"/>FRANCIS BUCKLAND</persName> </hi>. I am house surgeon at St. George's Hospital. The deceased was brought there on 12th Oct.—I examined him, and found a wound in the lower part of the abdomen—that wound was the cause of death—he died next day at 8 o'clock.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> What was the situation of the wound?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> It was in the left groin, pointing downwards and inwards—that might have been the result either of a blow or an accident.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. BODKIN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> I suppose that would depend among other things a good deal on the position in which the deceased was?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Very much so.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> What was the internal injury?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The small intestine was nearly cut in two, and the bladder was punctured at the top, and there was also very acute inflammation of the whole of the intestines.</p>
<hi rend="italic">The prisoner received an excellent character.</hi>)</p>
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<hi rend="smallCaps">GUILTY</hi>
<hi rend="italic">of Manslaughter. Recommended to mercy by the Jury, in couse
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<hi rend="largeCaps">NEW COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, Oct.</hi> 27
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Sir
<hi rend="smallCaps">CHAPMAN MARSHALL</hi>, Knt., Ald.; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">CUBITT</hi>; and Mr.
<hi rend="smallCaps">RECORDER</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Recorder and the Fifth Jury.</hi> </p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-155" type="given" value="ANN"/>ANN DONALD</persName> </hi>. I am the wife of David Donald, I keep a chandler's shop in New Compton-street. I know the Rev. Mr. Welch, he is one of the curates of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields; I am in the habit of delivering goods to some poor people on his orders. On 4th Oct. a little boy brought what appeared to be one of Mr. Welch's tickets—this is it; it says, "Mrs. Donald</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did I receive any goods from you?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> No; the boy did.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was there any other ticket brought to you?
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<hi rend="italic">police-sergeant, E</hi> 16). I took the prisoner into cus
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner's Defence.</hi> It is my first charge since I have been in London, that is nineteen years; I hare two children without a mother; I wish to call Francis Jones, who lives in Dudley-street I do not suppose he is here; he is the man who saw Blanch write this note; I did not utter it; I did not go with it, how could I utter it? if that man were here be could say that he saw Blanch write more.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">l</hi>.-notes, about 15
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<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined by</hi>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. O'BRIEN</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Was where you were standing a thoroughfare?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> Yes; I had been standing there about five minutes—I had not been talking to the prisoner above two minutes—when she came up and accosted me, she came close upon my standing—I had a coat on similar to the one I have on now—I had two coats on, neither of them were buttoned—my purse was in my inner coat pocket—I called "Police!" before I saw the purse—I stood very quiet till I got hold of her—when she first left me, she was walking very slowly; but when I began to pursue her, she ran very fast—I did not call "Police!" till I had hold of her—a great many people came up besides the policeman—I had no memorandums in the purse; the silver was separate from the gold, and also from the notes—the purse could not so easily get loose, and fall from my pocket; it might do so—if it fell the silver and gold would get loose from the notes—I took the purse from the ground; this is it—I saw the gold on the pavement as I came up, and got hold of the prisoner—the gold was just where she was standing—I heard the money falling down before I got bold of her, but I did not see it—she had gone a very short distance after I heard the money fall—I had felt my purse safe before I came to the square, about half an hour before—I had seen it about an hour before, at home—I had not been drinking at all.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. GIFORD</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where did you come from to the square?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> The Minories; in going to the square I did not go past the place where I after
<lb/>wards found this gold—I went quite in a different direction.</p>
<hi rend="smallCaps">COURT</hi>.
<hi rend="italic">Q.</hi> Where had you been before?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> In a cigar shop in the Minories, talking; I felt the purse safe after I left the cigar shop—I walked very slowly from the Minories to the square—I was speaking to a friend.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">City-policeman</hi>, 534). On that night I heard a cry of "Police"—I went to the place and saw the prosecutor, who had hold of the prisoner—he stated to me that she had robbed him—he asked the prisoner where the purse was—she said, "There it is"—he turned round, and it laid on the pavement—the prosecutor picked it up, opened it, and said, "My notes are all right"—this is the purse—the gold and silver was strewed on the pavement, close to where the purse was—the prosecutor picked up the gold and silver.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Cross-examined. Q.</hi> How far were you from this place?
<hi rend="italic">A.</hi> About twenty yards; I was not within sight of them—they were just out of the square, and I was in the square—the purse was about a yard, or a yard and a half from the prosecutor—it was within a yard or two of the gold and silver.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-1021-verdict-1" type="verdictSubcategory" value="no_subcategory"/>GUILTY</rs> </hi>.* Aged 34.—
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<lb/>ting them away for years—I missed my little boy's boots, which he had taken off and left in the bar—I missed a silk handkerchief and a pocket hand
<lb/>kerchief from the bar—I examined the back kitchen shutters; they were broken in pices—a person by breaking the shutters could open the window and get in—the window opened outside—if a person got in the house by that window, he would have access to the bar, and to any other part of the house—no part of the house was disturbed beside the bar—I have seen the boots since, a part of them has been cut away—there is a wall in the rear of my house about seven or eight feet high, and the next morning I found this shoe on the outside of that wall.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, V</hi> 156). I apprehended all the prisoners—I took Jones and Irvin, at Mort lake, on the 14th instant—Irvin was holding a boat, and Jones was standing in conversation with a man, whom I after
<lb/>wards identified to be Hannon—I asked Jones where his companion was—he said, "There he is, holding that boat"—I went towards Irwin, and he ran away; but I took him—I found these boots on Jones; I asked him where he got them—he said he bought them in Westminster of a boy for sixpence—I found these straps in his pocket—I asked him to account for them—he said he thought he picked them up—I received this one shoe from Mr. King—I tried it on Jones, and it fitted him well.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Hannon.</hi> He never took me at all.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> Yes; I took the other two pri
<lb/>soners at Norbiton-common, about two miles from Kingston, in Surrey, on the Following morning—Hannon was at work with Bennett, or rather he was sitting down—I had another officer with me—I told Hannon and Bennett what they were charged with—they denied all knowledge of the other two prisoners at first—I searched Bennett and found on him these three copper coins—one of them is a half
<hi rend="italic">anna</hi>, an East India coin; this other is a medal, and the third is a small Danish coin—I asked Bennett where he got them—he pointed to Hannon, and said, "
<hi rend="italic">Jem</hi> gave them to me"—Hannon replied, "You had better say I keep you altogether"—on the Saturday before that, I had gone to Mr. Collingbourn's, a pawnbroker, at Wandsworth, where I got two silver coins, which I have here—when I went to take Hannon and Ben
<lb/>nett, I took these two coins with me—I showed them to Hannon, and he said, "I received the large one from
<hi rend="italic">Little Dick</hi>, meaning Irvin, and the other I received from
<hi rend="italic">Cottage</hi>, which is a nickname for Jones, and I know them to be the pieces I gave to Amos Fuller to sell in Wandsworth"—he said, "I knew you again; I knew you was after me, for I saw you take
<hi rend="italic">Cottage</hi> and
<hi rend="italic">Dick</hi> at Mort lake"—one of these coins is a half crown of George the Second, and the other a Spanish quarter dollar.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Hannon.</hi> He did not take me at all.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> They were both together—I cannot say which of us took him first—I had another officer with me.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, V</hi> 111). I know this shoe belonged to Jones—he was brought into the station on the Saturday previous to the bur-glary—I saw this button, and this patch on it—it hurt his heel, and it is cut down in this part—I am a shoemaker, and I took particular notice of it.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Jones.</hi> It is not my shoe.
<hi rend="italic">Witness.</hi> I have not a shadow of a doubt of it</p>
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<hi rend="italic">policeman, V</hi> 133). I went with Mead to take Hannon and Bennett—they were eating their dinner out of a handkerchief—I took up the handkerchief, and found one corner tied with a knot—I undid it, and found in it this small coin—it is a silver penny, of the reign of James the Second—this was on last Monday week, the 18th—I asked both Hannon and Bennett who the handkerchief belonged to, and Bennett said, "It is mine"—this is the handkerchief—I asked how the piece of coin came there—Bennett said, "It was given to me by
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<hi rend="italic">d</hi>., and I think 4
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for this quarter dollar—20
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. is the value of this half crown—I doubt whether it is heavier than a modern half crown—I gave these coins to Mead.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-172" type="given" value="AMOS"/>AMOS FULLER</persName> </hi>. I live at Wandsworth; I work at brick-making and ground work. I had worked with Hannon and Bennett—on a Monday morning Hannon gave me four pieces of coin—he asked me to see what they were, whether silver or gold—two of them were silver—these are them—I took them to a watchmaker—I took them back to Hannon, and told him the watchmaker would not buy old silver—he said, "Is there nobody else that does?"—I said I thought Mr. Collingbourne did—he said, "Go and see what you can get for them"—I took the large one first, and he gave me 1
<hi rend="italic">s</hi>. 8
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>. for it—I then took the small one—these are the two pieces—I had seen Hannon and Bennett together two hours and a half before I had these pieces from them—I saw the four prisoners together in the Plough public house, at Battersea-rise—the other two came in, after I and Hannon and Bennett had been in there—they had some beer all four together, and I had some with them.</p>
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<interp inst="t18521025-name-173" type="given" value="PHOEBE"/>PHCEBE GALE</persName> </hi>. I live at Norbiton. Hannon and Bennett lodged with me five or six months—they left home on Sunday fortnight, about 4 o'clock in the afternoon—they did not come home that night at all—Hannon came borne on the Monday night—I did not see Bennett till the Tuesday morning, when all the four prisoners came in to breakfast—I do not know where Irvin and Jones live—I never saw them till that morning, when they all came in and breakfasted together—I said to Hannon, on the Monday night, that he ought to have stayed at home and done his work, and he said he had got plenty of money—I saw he was in a different handkerchief to what he used to wear—I asked him where he got it, and he said his woman had given it to him.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I believe these coins to be mine—this one I can swear to particularly—these copper coins are like what I had—this handker
<lb/>chief is not mine—these cut down boots belong to my little boy, the tops of them have been cut off—these straps are the same kind as my child had, but I could not swear to them.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Jones's Defence.</hi> These boots I bought of a boy, in Westminster, for 6
<hi rend="italic">d</hi>.; I found the coins in a paper; Hannon and Bennett said, "What have you got there?" I said, "Some coins we have just found;" Hannon said, "You may as well give them to us," and we did; I did not know whether they were silver or metal; they said they were going to Kingston to work; we said we would go with them, and we went; this shoe does not belong to me; I had a pair like these, but not that one.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">Hannon.</hi> I started from Kingston at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, to go to work; I met Bennett, and we went together; I stopped at my brother's all night, and went home the next morning; we saw these boys, and they showed us these coins; I said, "You may as well give them to me," and they did, and they came with us; I gave them to Amos Fuller, and he went and sold them; I gave these boys some of the money.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">re-examined.</hi> I produce a certificate of Hannon's former conviction, at Clerken well—(
<hi rend="italic">read—Convicted Oct., 1848, of stealing 1 adze, 1 chisel, and other tools; Confined six months</hi>)—he is the man—I had him in custody myself.</p>
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<hi rend="italic">of Receiving.</hi> </rs> Aged 19.—
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<hi rend="largeCaps">THIRD COURT</hi>.—
<hi rend="italic">Wednesday, Oct.</hi> 26
<hi rend="italic">th</hi>, 1852.</p>
<hi rend="largeCaps">PRESENT</hi>—Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">SALOMONS</hi>; Mr. Ald.
<hi rend="smallCaps">WIRE</hi>; and
<hi rend="smallCaps">MR. COMMON SERJEANT</hi>.</p>
<hi rend="italic">Before Mr. Common Serjeant, and the Seventh Jury.</hi> </p>
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<hi rend="italic">Prisoner. Q.</hi> Did I put the half crown on the counter, or drop it?
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